The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 82 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.53% 0.62% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.00% 4.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
WordPress
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
267 249 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.75% 15.46% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 148 87
Average daily rate £365 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £10.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £23.75 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +7 4 £300 -20.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +10 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire -2 2 £294 +30.55% 4
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress.

1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 11 (73.33%) PHP
4 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (53.33%) LAMP
6 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (46.67%) HTML5
6 7 (46.67%) CSS3
7 6 (40.00%) jQuery
8 5 (33.33%) Zend
8 5 (33.33%) CMS
8 5 (33.33%) MySQL
9 4 (26.67%) SEO
9 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 4 (26.67%) Drupal
9 4 (26.67%) Ajax
10 3 (20.00%) PHP5
10 3 (20.00%) TDD
10 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (20.00%) MVC
10 3 (20.00%) Publishing
10 3 (20.00%) XML
10 3 (20.00%) XHTML
10 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (20.00%) Magento
11 2 (13.33%) Adobe
11 2 (13.33%) Subversion
11 2 (13.33%) Marketing
11 2 (13.33%) Web Development
11 2 (13.33%) JSON

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 4 (26.67%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.67%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Flash Builder
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Magento Developer
5 2 (13.33%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) LAMP
4 7 (46.67%) HTML5
4 7 (46.67%) CSS3
5 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) XHTML
8 2 (13.33%) JSON
9 1 (6.67%) Symfony
9 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.67%) REST
9 1 (6.67%) Flash
9 1 (6.67%) SOAP
9 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) New Media
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) SEO
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP5
4 1 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Zend
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
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